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    December 4, 2012
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put on the body parts. we saw people were willing to donate skin, eggs, milk, even urine and at the end of the day if you are considering donating, let altruism dick tate, -- dictitate, not a pay check. if you missed anything on today's show, ch (male announcer): live from the bay area this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at 4:00 a.m. start now. >> we are concerned that drones have the capacity to be abused tremendously. >> controversy brewing in alameda county as residents are starting or could start to see drums in their communities.
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>> good morning i am james fletcher. >> and i am anny hong. >> the american civil liberties union does not believe that the emmy account shares of what also use a remote control aircraft spots on local residents. kron fours reporter has the story. >> you may not see it as it flies over your home or backyard recording your every move. that is what is alleged that could happen if the element sheriff's office is allowed to use strong. >> this is video of the shares office introducing the public to the aircraft in october. this was said about the drought and privacy concerns back then. >> search and rescue missions bonds what caused, persons with firearms, rule areas that are not easily assess why patrol cars.
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those kinds of situations. we have at robots and our bomb squad and swat teams were 10 years. they are remote controlled we do not rows down the streets of a people. >> the documents obtained by the aclu which approved $31,000 in grant money for the drop says, the aerial units will be used for " intelligent and information sharing and dissemination planning. >> in another document referring to the drones on the alameda county sheriff's office, " dedicated to law in force and terrorism prevention oriented activities. the projects will support prevention and protection capabilities. >> a u.s. attorney says this document plaza residents should be concerned about their privacy rights. >> we are essentially concerned that drones have the capacity to be abused
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tremendously. >> to get more on that story as the controversy continues to brew. >> let us turn our attention to weather. we have wet weather on the horizon. let us see if it is expected to fall today. >> good morning james we will see live rain especially the north bay. the chances hold off as we wake up tomorrow morning. you are looking live outside relatively clear conditions. we have no issues with visibility as a ticket to our james lick freeway camera. in san francisco we are seeing the clouds start to increase. a cold start to the morning with in most locations in the '40's. into the afternoon mainly north bay showers. we have a slight chance around the san francisco bay. as we head to the evening hours. the rain chance to start to pick up and grow more intense overnight. here is a look at the temperatures we have forties' and '50s 49 out the door for concord pleasanton.
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50 in oakland. there afternoon highs plenty of low 60s. another cold day ground the bay area. 634 oakland. 62 for san mateo and hayward. here is the wet weather we are tracking on satellite and radar you can see most of the moisture sitting over northern california. this is slow moving. it will start to stall out and not be as intense as it bay area. you can see on futurecast 4:09 a.m. later to day light rain picking up from palo. 2:00 p.m. today it will stick north of the golden gate. 2:00 a.m. the overnight hours of light rain it looks like it picks up intensity tomorrow morning and will spread its way south as we head into tomorrow afternoon. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast is showing showers
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from maybe the next 24 hours. after that pretty good conditions. dry conditions around the bay area. we will continue with mild weather as we head into the weekend. that is your weather here in the traffic center. not looking at any hot spots the bay bridge ride is good to go out of oakland into san francisco. very few cars on the road i count them on one hand. no metering lights to deal with. top speed up the incline and pushing for treasure island. >> at the san mateo bridge a different vantage point we consume in the camera later in my next report. it looks like traffic is moving well coming from the toll plaza heading from the westbound direction. southbound 101 the golden gate bridges problem free for those of you coming out of marin county. guys >> thank you erica let us give you a quick update on traffic we are watching the situation with muni metro trains will be up and
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running again starting 5:00 a.m. this morning. we had a power outage that knocked out the underground train service. the mta says there will be a service clinic on the j and m lines. all other lines will run on a normal schedule. if you are in down riders and taking the day they can switch to the subway at the church and market station. if in down riders are taking the end line they can switch to the subway at the boys of the war station. >> and woman in a wheelchair is recovering after she was run over by a minute train last night. the woman was hit by the theft market shrank at the intersection of church and market. police are still investigating whether she had lain for toward the train, or if she fell off her wheelchair. witnesses say, the woman was dragged and trapped under the train. makes and firefighters and police had used a special tool to raise the train and four out from underneath it. she was rushed to san francisco
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general hospital where she is suffering from life- threatening issues. >> the supreme court is to take another look at same- sex marriage on friday. the court announced today proposition a has been put on the agenda for the justice's private conference later this week. the voters approved a ban on same-sex marriages is on the list with many other cases concerning the federal defense of marriage at. friday will be the fourth time the marriage cases have been placed on the agenda. you may remember proposition a came after california supreme court ruled same-sex marriages were legal in the state in 2008. proposition 8 put an end to that practice. >> a federal judge is temporarily prohibiting the state from enforcing their first of its kind law that bars licensed there is from working to change the sexual orientation of a miners'. a u.s. district judge ruled last night that the first amendment right of mental health professionals were engaged in " reparative or
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conversion therapy outweigh concerns that the practice poses a danger to young people. the ban would take effect on january 1st. >> will take a quick break at 4:07. a look at highway 92 the san mateo bridge a different angle. on the far right hand side that will take you across the water to peninsula traffic. it is doing all right. we will be right back.
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we are back. 4:09. is the time. now for the check of the markets. stock start the week lower after a weak manufacturing report heightened worries that the social deadlock in washington is already starting to impact the economy. the institute for supply management says benefactress in the u.s. shrank last month. monday-- market futures for to date indicate a negative start to wall street. here is a look at yesterday's closing numbers. the dow dropped 60 points to fall below 13,000.
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nasdaq also fell eight points. and the s&p 500 lost close to seven. >> knows corp. says its shutting down the daily. the first most of our available exclusive for tablets devices. because they are not enough readers. this is video from the news that its debut in february 2011. it was initially available only on apple ipad, then expand to other tablets. the daily 100 employes are expected to be moved to other news operations publications. the paper is expected to release its last issue on december 15th. the move comes at--as ceo rupert murdoch appears to break news corp. into two companies. >> and internet virus is
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expected to the blocking side tumbler. many news organizations--storm affected many organizations tumblers, includingn reutersm, entertainment weekly, and usa today. the world at times posted one suppose, in many cases locking out uses. summer is working on eliminating the problem. recommends that if you have been hit by the worm--virus to delete the pose and change password.
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>> google is awarding $23 million in grants to spur innovators among charities increase education for girls and minority students in science and technology. seven nonprofit will win the first global global impact awards today. among them $5 million to water, a group that drill wells for water across africa. and $5 million to donors choose a doctor or for new investors is a science and math classes with the college board for under represent students. google says innovations is underfunded among nonprofits. >> we will be back in a minute
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welcome back the time is 4 :15. the bay area continue to conducclean up the aftermathf a storm that knocked down trees and cut the power for
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thousands. the trees all over were not down on to cars and homes and power was cut to thousands. the rain is being partly blamed for causing giant sinkhole here in lafayette. workers spent most of the day cleaning up the hole with holes, as the raiders and dump trucks. city officials say an expose a foot storm pipe was designed to save for transport water underneath the road but somehow failed. the road keeton sunday morning creating a crack crater that is 80 ft. long 30 ft. wide and 80 ft. deep. the sale is currently under investigation. >> the past week in storms also taken a toll on narrow, winding roads in part of the santa cruz mountains. crews are working on several mud slides that sent rocks and debris onto a busy highway 17. mine hill road in scotts valley is closed after a large mud slide took out about 50 ft. of one line. >> we have got one lame
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completely washed out and a portion broken off what we are trying to do is assess the situation. >> road closures and unstable held signs that driver looking for the tours and power outages continue to linger. down trees. pg&e crews worked through the night to restore power to a couple of dozen homes in the santa cruz area. all around of bay area crews and--are dealing with the aftermath of the stores. in the north bay the 60 ft. tall linden tree, came down early sunday morning and land in the backyard of a home on west i street in benicia crews were they're working on it yesterday. the owner of a home says that that linden tree had withstood more than 80 years for the storms until finally coming down over the weekend. >> last week in storms have forced the closure of of a
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major broker yosemite national park. the storm dumped an estimated five and a half feet of snow so park officials close the tioga wrote for the rest of the sit winter season. the park officials also said they had closed glacier point road, a popular destination to overlook is in the valley. both rose to close in the late fall when heavy snows arriving reopen when weather conditions allow in the spring. >> speaking of weather conditions will find out what is going on the bay area. >> we have some rain on top nothing like we experienced this weekend. it will stick in the north bay that is where it will be the most intense. now we have cloud cover we have '50's and '40's out the door with 49 over in concord. 53 in san jose. it is dry around the bay area of the rain will stick in the north bay later this afternoon. your afternoon temperatures 624 fremont. 634 santa clara and san jose. to the east bay 59
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for fairfield. 62 for san leandro and walnut creek. clouds will continue into the afternoon. upper 50s for pelham and santa rosa. 60s in downtown san francisco. --petaluma. light rain in the north bay a lot of cloud cover associated with this cold front. by 2:00 p.m. the system will stall out in the north bay. light rain 80 heavy drizzle. it looks like that would be the case as we head into the overnight hours. tomorrow morning we will start to pick oup more intensity across the golden gate bridge. showers will shift southward and pepper off until tomorrow afternoon. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows wet weather part of today and tomorrow. after that mainly dry conditions
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mostly sunny skies. the interstate on the mild side as we head into the weekend. more on your forecast coming up in a bit. >> here at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza it is quiet. you can see the ride during low multiples, no delays. the ride is under 10 minutes at the foot of the maize for a fremont street. at the san mateo bridge westbound traffic is moving just past the toll plaza. your ride 14 minutes from into in. no delays on southbound 101 coming out of the north bay. >> on our traffic maps slow traffic the east shore for westbound approaching the 580 split. yellow on your screen indicates speeds averaging about 40 mi. per hour. westbound 24 a clear shot to the caldecott tunnel to the macarthur maize. a bit of a slug is traveling northbound 101 where it meets 87. interstate 280 looks good. no axes to talk about four northbound 85.
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>> thank you erica police in the south bay are searching for a killer days after a 66 year-old mentor--millionaire venture capitalist raveesh kumra was murdered during a home invasion in the upscale neighborhood of mocked us a reno last friday. police say he was found dead inside is 7000 square foot home by his estranged wife. his wife was the one will call the authorities say the house had been ransacked. investigators to try to figure out a lot of the details in this case. >> this is one of the things we are asked for investigating the home invasion. how he died is still being determined by the coroner's office. over the weekend the los gatos police report released this drawing of his killer. described as a man in his early 20s wide, may be hispanic and about 6 ft. tall. oakland police have
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made an arrest in connection to a case involving an at risk teen girl walked away from a group home. she has mental capacity and walked away from the home and was followed by a staff member where they lost sight of her the girl was found to days later in san francisco but police have not released a person in custody and no further details about the case were available. >> the oscar a great civil rights case was back in court yesterday lawyers for his the state john burris and dan siegel argued the ruling against johannes mehswrle and the other two board officers involved in the incident leading to grants murder should not be overturned. a federal judge ruled in may 2011 that barred cannot be held legally response for the 2009 shooting death of foster grant at oakland's
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fourth fail bart station. the judge wrote a $50 million federal lawsuit against the former bart police officer should be decided in a trout. >> deficit gabor supplies is expected to make its final decision on the to dry banyan on nudity. plenty of people will be on hand today as a surprise meeting. and many will oppose the ban, a plan to strip down the meeting. it would not be the first time. last month the board initially approved the ban on nude with a narrow 65 vote. several people took off their clothes and protests. if the ban is finalized, it would take effect on february 1st. i was start on that-that at one under dollars and go up with each additional fence. >> this is a live picture of where the munies' in line goes on the ground. commuters please take note this morning we will be right back.
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bareback with national news at 4:25 a.m.. the proposal was rejected by the white house. it would reportedly shave one and two trillion out on the deficit over the next decade the proposal includes cuts from programs like medicare and pulsating star tax reform. in a statement white house official said the plan is a fair and balanced as the middle class with the bill. president obama has said any deal must raise taxes on the wealthy. without a compromise automatic tax hikes and spending cuts are scheduled to take affect game refers. >> official have put billions of dollars into jumpstart and repairs to make a livable after superstar on sandy left a daunting toll of damage in the nation's largest city. the nyse rabbit ears program aims to get people back into their own homes not tipperary housing. federal and city officials see it as
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an innovative answer to this challenge of the housing dollars of storm victims. the program since contractors to restore power, he, and other essential free of charge. contractors have done the initial assessment of about 7000 homes in new york city and 2000 homes for similar initiative on long island. so far only about 400 homes had been completed. >> mitt romney has a job again he is returning to the board of directors at marriott international hotel. he has been on the board twice before but left to run for political office. army has kept a low profile since the election spending time with his family at their california home. the romney and marriott families are close. in fact mitt romney whose first name is willard was named after the hotels founder john willard marriott. >> it is a high resolution
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so in a high-profile case. george zimmerman stiffest in releasing a picture taken february 26th by police officer after trayvon martin was shot and killed. you can see the photo here with a bloody face. zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder in the 17 year-old death. he says he was on a neighborhood patrol and was acting in self-defense. but in florida steady your ground lost to the test. defense attorney mark o'meara says the photo was originally given to them in the discovery phase as a black-and-white copy of the picture. the defense then axed for this color version. zimmerman is expect to go on trial in june. we will take a break the kron 4 news will continue here is a look at the golden gate bridge outside. the roads are a dry for now but erica is reminding us we are expecting rain today. she will be back with the timing of today's showers in just a minute.
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welcome at the time is 4:30. as we take a live look at san francisco. partly cloudy skies but not foggy. we did see more rain headed to the area here is a look at erica with what we can expect. good morning erica. >> good morning anny . we have some clout conditions. the cloud cover will increase as we head into the course of the day. we have a rain possibility that will be mainly in the north bay for today. it is not until tomorrow waking up for your wednesday morning commute we will see rain for the rest of the bay area. expect moderate rain for the morning hours light rain tapering off as we head into tomorrow afternoon. dry weather as we head into the weekend. 54 in san francisco. 50 and napa templa vallejo. '50s and '60s
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around the bay area's where afternoon highs. we are on the cooler side for your north bay. oakland at 63. 64 san francisco. 62 for sam detail and redwood city. -- san mateo. >> a lot of cloud cover associated with this system is much weaker compared to the last three storms that we experienced last week we will walk you through the timing 9:00 a.m.. not much more than sprinkles at the golden gate bridge that will be the case with the rest of the day it is really not until tomorrow the rain will pick up in intensity it will continue to sex out as we head into tomorrow afternoon. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows dry weather by thursday. we will continue with my weather into saturday and sunday. for 30 2:00 a.m. on the clock that is your weather here is traffic with george. >> thank you erica a pretty
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good ride for the bay area no problems so hot spots no major incidents. the bridges look good the san mateo the golden gate bridge look good. here at the bay bridge you will find light and easy ride. fisher quick computer check. --here is your quick of you check. >> and talk about the north bay no problems there. your ride through the east bay where interstate 580 and highway 4 maybe heavy they are not yet. those are usually the first to to start slow. the south bay and peninsula our problem free. james. >> thank you george let us give everyone a bit of data on muni the trains will be up and running again starting at 5:00 a.m. this morning. that is after a power outage knocked out all underground train service last night. a blown transformer near the van ness station was the cause of the outage. mta says that
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they will be live in it services of the jade and in line. all other lines will run on a normal schedule. if in bound riders are taking the day they can switch to the subway at the church and market station. inbound riders are taking the and and they can switch to the subway at the the boys in fillmore station. >> the supreme court is due to take another look at same-sex marriage on friday. the court announced yesterday proposition 8 has been put on the agenda for the justice's private conference later this week. the voters approved a ban on the same-sex marriages on the list with many other cases concerning the federal defense of marriage act. friday will be the fourth time the marriage cases have been placed on the agenda. you may remember, proposition 8 came after california supreme court ruled same-sex marriage was legal in the state in 2008. proposition 8 hasn't been in to that. >> a federal judge
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temporarily prohibiting the state from enforcing a first of its kind law that bars licensed therapist from working to change the sexual orientation of game minors. a u.s. district judge ruled last night that the first of the rights of mental health professionals to encased in " prepared to forge conversion therapy outweigh concerns that the practice poses a danger to young people. >> i ran the state tv says the country's revolutionary guards captured a u.s. drawn after he entered the i iranian airspace after that- over the persian gulf. the reporter quotes guards navy chief saying that the drone was captured but gave no further details on the location or when the incident occurred. u.s. navy says no draws are missing in the middle east. i rang-- iran climbed into the lead and it brought down a cia spy drawn after it entered its airspace from its
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eastern borders with afghanistan and pakistan. teheran later says it recover data from the top secret from a quick with stealth technology. >> a u.s. official says according to intelligence obtained over the weekend syrian forces were mixing to chemicals that contain then the guests. president obama issued a stern warning. i want to make clear the world is watching. the use of chemical weapons is and would be totally unacceptable. >> u.s. officials are concerned that fighting moving close in to damascus the regime may be getting desperate and could use chemical weapons to try custer rebellion. secretary of state and hillary clinton says if he goes down the road there will be consequences. >> i will not telegraph any specifics what we would do in the event of credible
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evidence that the a cyber regime has resorted to using chemical weapons-- a shad reading.regime . we are certainly going to take action if that were to occur. >> u.s. officials say he could use shells that-this is 500 more times daily then sign not one drop in killing person in name matter of minutes. i am mary ellen hawkins reporting. >> will follow the latest in syrria will let you know if and when things escalate. will take a quick break we have a live look outside from one of creek. we are looking at the ride on 680. erica is reminding us that we do have showers in store for later today and tomorrow. keep that in mind as you are making plans. we'll be right back.
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welcome back the time is 4: 40. on your tuesday morning and warning from the center of disease control that is coming flu season to be a particularly bad one. kron 4 stand firm and has more. >> if you have not gotten a flu shot you want to consider it. doctors say the flu season is arriving earlier than usual. >> is unusual that peaks in december. usually january is the main piece of the season. this year it looks like on the eastern part of the united states is building up steam. >> dr. randy burton kaiser and walnut creek says the strain of the flu is more and potent. that is why everyone over the age of six months--under the age of six mount should receive a flu shot. >> children has a higher risk people with chronic conditions like diabetes, heart problems, and italy.
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>> it people avoid giving the shot out of fear--the elderly. >> the injectable form of the flu is just a piece of the virus. it is really not possible for pieces of the virus to cause a full- fledged blue. kaiser and other pets places that this is the virus--the best thing. the vaccine. >> in oakland and medical marijuana dispensary has won the first round in its legal fight to stay open amid federal crackdowns. a judge rules last week that the landlord for harborside health centers cannot evict the shop despite the u.s. attorney's to seize the property. the landlord applies, she has caused the car beside out because it is engaging in illegal activity. but the justice because the state law
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allows nonprofit to distribute medical marijuana the klan does not hold up. another hearing bwill be hailed later this month about whether park side can continue growing and selling marijuana in the building. >> a new report out this morning shows that impact synthetic drugs that mimic a marijuana high are having on teenagers and young adults. in 2010, more than one-test 11,000 people were sent to the emergence room after taking k two, spice, and other similar drugs. the majority of those a minute or teens or young adults. spice and a tooth, marketed as a legal fakes pot and labeled as herbal in sent to merge in--2009 as popular drugs among teenagers and college students, the purchase of cents on line in income in stores. >> here is a live look from san jose where the roads are a dry this early morning more on the traffic forecast
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a headlines when we come back.
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( male announcer): now here's stanley roberts who found some people behaving badly . >> in this day and age we do need to question in may be a good cause. it may go to terry but we need to put the boxes out more. people who are donating to find out whether things are going. >> in castro valley there seems to be a saturation of for-profit donation boxes. some for clothing some for books. i found one in the city of alameda where this car repair shop agree to have it on its property. >> they told me they shared with the salvation army and good will and my understanding they sold some of the stuff to three stores. >> i found a couple of bins near my house in san mateo. most say for-profit some for
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charity. the truth is you and i can go by a donation been off the internet and put whatever we want on it. >> appeared on our property stanley. >> out of nowhere?. >> out of nowhere. >> that it will excel wish rules and regulations for been statewide. if someone places a bit on your property illegally you can hire a tow truck to remove it. and castro valley they are proposing that each been be 400 ft. a part to avoid saturation and permission for the placement. they are also considering charging a $500 per been feed. i consider the bid is vanishing as we speak. per bin fe. e.. the bit the bins will have to say for charity or for-profit. that is what
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happens when you over do something. laws are created. in castro valley stanley roberts. kron 4 news. >> a powerful typhoon is causing major damage in the southern philippines. the storm has knocked out power, suspended air travel, and flooded areas already vulnerable to landscape. so far 33 desk at the report from a flash flood. within 41,000 it residents have moved out of their homes, along rivers including in southern provinces that were devastated by a deadly storm a year ago. government forecasters said the storm has sustained winds of 109 m.p.h. with gusts up to 130. >> and the turnout or a digital our local weather. erica will tell us about our rain. >> temperatures are on the mild side forties' out the door in concord. 53 in san jose. mid-50s in san francisco. your afternoon highs look like upper 50s for the north bay. they will
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see the bulk of the cloud cover and most of the moisture. only getting to 59 for santa rosa and napa. 60 expected in the city. satellite and radar showed the rain sagging southward. the cold front is relatively weak in nature. compared to the last three systems we saw we will see a lot of cloud cover. most moisture heads towards the north. 9:00 a.m. picking up light rain and that will be the case throughout most of today. it looks like a lot of cloud cover will stick around waking up 9:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. maybe heavier rain in the north bay and light showers around the city. that will be the case as we head into the rest of tomorrow afternoon just light showers spreading to the bay area and then they will start to taper off. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows wet weather on tap for part of today and into tomorrow it looks like it will be tried by thursday overall mild conditions as we transition into the weekend. temperatures will be in the '60s. back to you.
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>> thank you so much erica i think we have a quick check of the traffic. let us go to george. good morning. >> thank you anny it as we take a look at the bridges we are not tracking any hot spots. the bay bridge ride in the westbound commute looks like. no problems as you can from the macarthur maize for the inshore freeway. your ride to the san mateo bridge highway 92 in the mid bay transit also looks strange looks as though they repositions the camera and we are looking i believe they have assumed the camera back. here is the traffic heading towards the bridge is somewhat obscure the view. it looks llight for the golden gate bridge problem free 4101 north or south bound. they're setting up the bridge for the morning commute adding a fourth line in the southbound direction. let us take a look at the traffic
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map says we look at your ride in the east bay we you will see the conditions look good for interstate 80 westbound just a 12 minute drive time we are problem free for the east shore freeway commute. south bay freeways also looked good 101 in the northbound direction have no problems coming out of the coyote valley. 85 to the west valley looks good. cupertino up to mountain view. >> thank you george this holiday season a nonperishable food items will get to the san mateo county or redwood city library branches. it is awful for fines. all of the food will be donated to the second harvest food bank. the food can be brought to one of the san mateo county library's 12 branches, or the redwood city is a hybrid-test library branches during business hours. everyone is encouraged to bring in a donation not just those with late fees. >> a michigan nurserymen and
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his team a tree climbers and horticulturalist have clomb the world's biggest redwood and giant sequoia is. it includes some that were cut down more than a century ago. starting today, they plan to start planting tool hundred 50 of them all gathered in california on a ranch on the southern oregon coast. the project supposed to be the start of a campaign to establish some of the world's fastest growing trees around the globe to compaq--combat global warming. >> detroit mayor dave bing has settled the betti lost in san francisco mayor ed lee over the world series. the mayor has agreed upon a day of service performed in the winner city as well as a tour of some businesses there. yesterday's be brought back into the offices of twitter as well as green start, a design studio for digital clean tech startups. they ended their day at at&t park,
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where the mayor met with members of junior giants youth programs. being returned to detroit today. >> nasa's long-running voyager 1 spacecraft, has entered a new region at the edge of the solar system. and as close to existing debt as exiting it for ever. scientists have dubbed this region the magnetic highway and it is the last of the for interstellar space or the space between stars. the findings were presented yesterday at a meeting in san francisco. the findings --voyager 1 and its twin voyager to launch to 35 years ago on a tour of the outer planets. afterward, both spacecraft continue to hurtle toward the fringes of the solar system. >> do not forget in all new episode of dr. phil right after the quan that stage, for morning news-a-kron 4
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session ihania twain made perreturn to the stage on a mossad was suspended in the air. >> promoting her new frisarah les miserable. she says dotting was not the most part part by cutting your hair before her wedding. >> i did not realize it but i had a moment. i liked what i wind up seeing much better. the way my bail was
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denied it was very different i love the way it looked. >> you can catch at the way when her show leases later that- hathaway later this month when her show opens. >> i am so grateful for your and loyalty all the shares and for your appreciation of the work. >> for hollywood minute i am elizabeth caoarridan. >> ok here is a live look today erica will explain the showers that are coming up. just in time for the week in we will enjoy a mild forecast for the week in. we have to get through the middle of the week was just a few more rain drops. not that ou 10 bad. our temperatures
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staying relatively mild. >> we will take a quick break on the kron 4 morning new is a lot more still to come when we come back at 5:00 a.m. including any metro service which is expected to be up and running within the next few minutes. we had a power outage last night underground that stop service but we understand everything should be running normal today except for a couple of lines. we will explain that in detail in a moment. apple and samsung will head back to court as their heated tablets debate get underway in a u.s. district court. we are also keeping our eye on the whether we mentioned we are waiting up to partly cloudy skies. we are watching the radar at some point we will expect showers to make their way around the bay. george's following your commute as well we will visit with him in a bit.
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(male announcer): live from the bay area this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at 5:00 a.m. start now. >> good morning the top stories on this tuesday morning all many lights are back up and running now after all underground service came to a halt last night. we will tell you why a live report. following developing news out of the middle east whether or not claims it has captured an american drawn. >> more wet weather as we are watching the skies. let us start at the weather center. >> good morning. >> good morning james we have clouded conditions above and a clouds will continue to increase as we head into the rest of the day. fifties and '40's out the door into the afternoon we could pick up the north bay shower. the rain chances could pick up into the evening and overnight hours i think will see most of the
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moisture or ride for most of the bay area by tomorrow. satellite and radar are tracking a cold front is a slow-moving system. a lot of cloud cover associated we could see over an inch for the north bay. maybe a quarter of an edge for the rest of the bay area. for tho >> here is a quick commute check like traffic around the bay area we are not tracking any hot spots the problems. the bridges look good. like traffic for the east bay, a south bend peninsula, and north bay rise. even 580 and highway 4 are doing pretty well. >> thank you george most muni services back up and running after a short in the electrical system knocked out of the underground train service last night to find out what is going on with their muni kron fours will tran joins us. >> if you are home many to get to set fiscal the good news--all muni service is
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back to normal there was concern that if you got here you would have to transfer to other line to get to downtown san francisco because there was limited service for here. not the case. everything is back to normal. >> here is the reason why it was knocked off. here is a video from last night at around 5:45 p.m. there was a blown transformer. muni is investigating what caused it reportedly is the seven because of the rain fall over the past several days. what did happen finally in the evening commute is still under investigation they have worked on it all night and finally got service resumed for most of the line. a couple of minutes ago they said everything is back to normal as far as this line is concerned we will get reactions from a lot of customers a lot of passengers. we are talking about 40 to 50,000 passengers impacted this morning you should be ok. >> i know a lot of people
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will wake up and go please. he will give you more on muni for the morning. >> a story we are following a kron state television says the country's revolutionary guard captured a u.s. drug after it entered iranian airspace over the persian gulf. iran is saying that the draw was captured but gave no further details on the location or when the incident occurred. a u.s. navy spokesman says none of their drones are missing in the middle east so we know it is not from the u.s. navy. iran claimed last year it brought down a cia spy drug after it entered airspace from its eastern borders with afghanistan and pakistan. teheran later said it recovered a data from the top secret drone a quick with stealth technology. >> plenty of people will be on hand at the supervisors' meeting. many who opposed the ban plan on stripping down even if it does not go
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their way. it would not be the last time last month the board initially approved the ban. with a 65 vote. several people at their meeting took off their clothes and protest. if the ban is finalized it will take effect february 1st finds will start at $100 and go up with each additional offense. >> claudia officials say a portion of the road that collapsed during the weekend storms will likely not prepared for several months. workers spent most of the day yesterday cleaning up a whole with holes, excavators and dump trucks. city officials say and exposed a foot storm was designed to safely transport water and if the road somehow failed. brocaded sunday morning created a crater that is 80 ft. deep 30 ft. wide and 18 ft. deep. >> a federal judge is temporarily prohibiting our state from enforcing a first of its kind law that bars a therapist from working to change the sexual orientation of game-. a u.s.
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district judge ruled last night that the first memorize of mental health professionals who engaged in " reparative or conversion therapy outweigh concerns that the practice poses a danger to young people. the ban could take effect on january 1st. >> a woman in a wheelchair is recovering after she was run over by a muni train last night. the unidentified woman was hit by the f train near the huge intersection of church and market street. how is it that she fell off of her wheelchair dishy not lean forward. makes and firefighters and police had used special tools to lift the train so they could pull her from underneath she was rushed to san francisco general hospital where she is suffering from life- threatening injuries. >> still ahead on the kron 4 morning news we are watching wall street the dow drops down below the 13,000 mark.
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bat manufacturing and fiscal cliff have wall street worry we will have more ahead as the kron 4 morning news continues.
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welcome back to the kron 4 morning new as we are watching the latest on the market. stock prices lost ground on wall street in monday trading. the dow fell 60 points to 12,966. the s and p nearly dropped seven while the at nasdaq lost a point. >> we have a drop in u.s. factory production. the prospect seems to grow dimmer that we will avoid the fiscal cliff at the end of the year. watching oakland based pandora the internet music company will release their quarterly results to date. also watching the port of los angeles strike. pork are shut down in l.a. and long beach. the loan choreman are not crossing the picket line. it is in its second week in six days. this strike down in southern
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california is costing the local economy $1 billion. a day. >> thank you mark. 5:09 a.m. is a time. california's push to go green could cost state power customers. the reporter little hoover commission shows that energy companies are well on their way to meeting their goals to obtain a third of their electricity from renewable sources such as wind and solar by 2020. but it also found california has adopted several policy and this is, of being implemented simultaneously, without a full accounting of the consequences. the report concludes californians may wind up paying more than necessary for electricity and the state may unnecessarily the great pristine habitat in its rush to implement its renewable energy goes. >> apple and samsung are back in court. their legal battle over smart phones and tablas resumes this week in a federal courtroom. the
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latest round centers in san suns bid to overturn a jury's verdict in august that samsung copied apple's iphone @ ipad. in turn, apple has asked the judge to permit a ban the sale of more than two dozen steps on devices and the nine states. they also like the judge to add more than 500 million to the 1 billion judgment. >> apple is expanding its item stores into 56 countries. doubling its geographical reach. music lovers will be able to choose 20 million songs for many popular art is an individual countries. the expansion brings the eye to restore to 119 countries. >> facebook users have a week to vote on proposed changes to the social networking site. among the things they will vote on is the ability to vote on future privacy changes. this book is also proposed to into public voting on these types of issues and wants to
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change how users control consent the messages. in addition to the data use policy would allow facebook to share data with affiliated businesses such as is the gramm. voting is open next monday at noon. facebook is put up because the voting app power by third-party, if this vote, and the results will be tallied by an independent audit.tor. >> there is a new frame around picture in very clear in san mateo is 53 degrees. we are looking for a high of 62 this afternoon will be right back.
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welcome back it is 5:14. here is a double live look at the approach the bay bridge on the left. our new vantage point as a look live at the same whatever is they both look quiet and pretty clear out there for the moment. >> that is right darya . we
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do have clouds and more openness to the bay area. the advance of the neck storm will bring some moisture to the bay area mainly for the north bay. a quarter of an inch everywhere else in the will mainly road for tomorrow. here is a look at your temperatures '50s out the door. 53 in oakland. 51 in san jose. san francisco 54. your afternoon highs will not see the temperatures but by much expect upper 50s to the north bay some of our inland east bay valleys. 62 for concord and haywood. 68 for half moon bay. satellite and radar shows much a sagging its way south a cold front relatively slow- moving. we do have a lot of cloud cover associated with it. it looks like rain will start to develop as early as afternoon. we do see rain for clover dale again it is sticking to our north. it will not hit santa rosa the bottle or peddle until later today. futurecast 4 a set
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of 4:03 p.m.--novato and petaluma. rain will pick up in intensity while most of a sleeping. 9:00 a.m. tomorrow morning the yellow on your screen indicates heavy rain in sight showers around downtown san francisco. the showers will continue to pass through as we head into tomorrow afternoon. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows dry weather begins again on thursday in overall mild conditions as we transition into the weekend. 516 a in that is your weather here is traffic the morning george. >> good morning erica looking at a good ride around the bay area the bridges are all fine. the bay bridge the westbound traffic is like no delays on any of the approaches. the san mateo bridge also looks good. that will be an easy ride still on highway 92. at the golden gate bridge 101
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south bound an easy trip as you come in from marin county. you will have no delays over the waldegrave or across the span and along the presidio parkway. as we checked the traffic map we will look first at your east bay ride where you will see conditions here are pretty good. let us see if we can pick up the traffic map and show you the commute here to the east bay. westbound interstate 580 looks good no delays. the nimitz freeway is an easy ride. for your commute course the mid peninsula coming up out of the south bay 101 northbound and easy trip as you head a past highway 84 and highway 92. no delays as you head as the bridges that is still a good ride. james. >> thank you george by 5:00 p.m. the alameda county sheriff's office said it wants to use drones for search and rescue operations as well as criminal operations. this is video of the shares of is
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introducing the public to the aircraft in october. however, the american civil liberties union alleges there is more in the plant into a search and rescue in investigations. the group says, the alameda county sheriff's office also use the remote control aircraft spile local residents. the sheriff's department says the draw dedicated to law enforcement terrorism prevention oriented activities. the projects will support building prevention and protection capabilities. >> we are learning new details about a man who was killed in the south bay as police are searching for the killer. 66 year old millionaire and then choke at thisraveesh kumar was murdered during in home invasion in the upscale neighborhood of mozzarella last friday. police say he was found dead inside his 7000 square foot home by his estranged wife. his wife was a one will call the authorities said the house had been ransacked. the los
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gatos police department described his killer as a man in his early 20s white or hispanic about 6 ft. tall. >> oakland police have made an arrest in connection with a case involving an at risk teenage girl walked away from a group home last week. the 16 year-old girl was considered at risk because of for the biggest little capacity. she walked away from the fred finch home in oakland last tuesday. staff reportedly followed her to the fruit fell bart station where they lost sight of her. the police was fouled-- the girl was found two days later in san francisco. police have not released the name of the person in custody or any details about that case. >> we are watching the latest in the district 7 supervisor's race the labor leader lost by a hundred 32 votes in his bid for the district of insolvency. the
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decision comes because the group decided it was simply too expensive. alexians directors john arntz estimates it will cost close to $80,000 to mentally recount the more than 35,000 ballots cast in this election. so norman e. is a distant seventh supplies appear it was stretches from out some sutro to the san francisco zoo. >> and marijuana dispensary has won the first round to stay open. a judge ruled last week the landlord for harborside health centers cannot evict the shop despite u.s. attorney's threat to seize the property. the lamb or claim she has a cost to kick harborside out because it is engaging in illegal activity. the judge says no state law allows of nonprofits to distribute medical marijuana the claim does not hold up. another hearing will be held in this month whether harborside can
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continue selling marijuana in that building. >> 11 people were arrested during a drug bust last week federal agents made the arrest and confiscated drugs. the street value of the drugs is estimated at more than $6 million. all defendants appeared in federal court in san jose on friday and have further hearings later this week. >> south bay residents can voice their support or concerns over light rail extensions from campbell to los gatos. at a public hearing tonight at the campbell library. the proposed digital connect the winchester light rail station to los gatos near highway 85. estimates put the cost of the extension at $175 million and currently the project is unfunded. the hearing is from 530 to 7:30 p.m.. >> the storm dumped about 500 and have feed of snow.
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park officials closed tioga road for the rest of the winter season. park officials also said they have close to glacier point road, a popular designation to of lookism the valley. both roads to the close in the late fall when heavy snows arriving reopen when weather conditions allowed in the spring. >> add to the travel time and figure out the other route you're going to go. >> we will get our own whether to day. when we come back erica will have a complete look at the forecast. here's a look at the golden gate bridge is dry as you make your way out to the morning commute.
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>> you can see the photo here. zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder in the 17 year-old to death. he says that he was on a neighborhood patrol it was acting in self-defense. putting florida stand your ground lost to the test. defense attorney mark omara says that the fall was a really given to them in the discovery phase as a black
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and white photo of the picture. the defense did ask for this color version. zimmerman is expected to go on trial in june. >> officials have put hopes and hundreds of millions of dollars into a jump starting repairs to make homes liveable after super storm sandy left a daunting told of damage in the nation's largest city. the new york city rapid repairs program aims to get people back in their homes. federal and city officials see it as an innovative answer to the challenge of the housing thousands of storm victims. contractors have an initial assessments of about 7000 homes in new york city and 2000 for similar innovative on long island. so far only about 400 homes have been completed.
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>> it is 5:30 a.m.. >> bing's are going to change often on. >thing's are going to change often gonf and on. >> there will be a light sprinkle for the north bay. tomorrow we will start to pick up a moderate rain and at what may be a messy commute. looking ahead beginning on thursday it will be quiet and dry. your temperatures will be in the '50s and '60s. here is satellite and radar and this is the cold front that is pushing its way to the bay.
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he should keep your umbrellas handy. we may see at least an inch of rain for the bay area. i will have details coming up in my next report. >> we are still looking at a pretty good ride and we are not tracking any problems. here is a look at the bay bridge and the westbound ride. we are starting to pick up a little bit of slowing on highway 4 and on interstate 580. we're still enjoy light traffic for rest of the east bay. >> muni metro trains are up and running again. full service is expected for this morning's commute. that's after a power outage and not all of the underground train service last night. a blown transformer near the van ness station was the cause of the outage.
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>> this is one of the four stations that are scheduled to shut down in january. they will have a meeting on this today and martinez. if there are encouraging people to come on and voice their concerns. we're talking about the fire district and culturcontra costa. there statig that this is because measure q sales a month ago. they stated that they do not have the money and that will have to start closing fire stations. station for is one of them. we do have a full list of the stations are scheduled to close. number four, #11, no. 12, and no.
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16. county is extremely busy and a service nine cities with over 6000 people. they have over 41,000 calls a year. they stated that they just do not have the money and the budget. their budget is about hundred and $2 million a year. this stated that they have to save money because measure q did not pass. officials have encouraged people to come out and voice their concerns. >> the latest on the fiscal cliff talks. competing plans from the white house and republicans was little talk of compromise. if the white
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house plans raises taxes on any and come over to london and $50,000 with 350 billion in cuts to medicare and 200 billion in new stimulus and and fracture spending. the republican counter offer has deeper cuts to a medicare and reduces the social security cost of living increase. but it has no tax increases. it raises revenue through closing tax loopholes and this deductions. raising 800 billion over 10 years. does have a what the president is proposing.hite house he immediately rejected the republicans' proposal. the president is saying that he will not accept a proposal without a tax increase for the wealthier americans. it is 27 days until the fiscal cliff. >> u.s. officials say that the white house and its allies are weighing military options to secure
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serious chemical and biological weapons. this comes after u.s. intelligence reports show that the syrian regimen may be ready and those weapons and may be desperate enough to use them. president barack obama told an audience at the national defense university monday that the use of chemical weapons is and would be totally unacceptable. >> the senate has approved president barack 0 obamas choice to be the top commander in afghanistan. lawmakers cleared the way for general joseph dunford, the assistance command of the marine corp's, to take over as head of the u.s. and coalition forces and afghanistan. alan's nomination is on hold at cs ensnared in the sex scandal
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that had led to the resignation of the cia director david petraeus. >> here is a quick look at the james freeway. san francisco is clear but it may change by the end of the day. we will have their cup coming up with the forecasts. you won't take my life.
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protest involved at least eight independent newspapers. it the rally will be the latest against the draft constitution and decrease by the islamist leaders giving him nearly unrestricted powers. the protests are part of a widening political crisis that has deeply divided the arab nation. >> nato foreign ministers are expected to approve turkey's request for patriot anti-missile systems still bolster its defense against possible strikes from neighboring syria. nato former ministers are meeting on tuesday and wednesday and brussels. nato leaders have repeatedly
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said that they will provide any assistance turkey needs. >> you can see both directions of traffic right at the toll plaza. the traffic looks like it is moving ahead. we will have george when return.
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>> we're back at 5:44 a.m.. >> top stories we're following at this hour. muni metro trains are back up and running this morning. after a power outage not all the underground train service last night. full service is expected for this morning's commute. >> i ran state tv says that the country's revolutionary guard has captured a u.s. drone after it entered the i iranian airspace over the persian gulf. by iranian report
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gives no further details on a location or when the incident occurred. >> this is a slow-moving system and it looks like rain can pick up and the afternoon. this is north of the golden gate bridge for the rest of us we can expect heavy rain for tomorrow morning. we will see an increase of cloud cover. the temperatures are not too bed in certain spots it is 10 degrees warmer than yesterday. today looks like we are in the '50s. it is 51 out the door and san jose. as we head into the afternoon you can expect widespread 60's. we will see an increase and cloud cover and checkout bill cool temperatures and fairfield. like i mentioned before there may be some steady rain for this afternoon. 60
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and san francisco and satellite and radar is miners in the system for you before you head out the door. you should probably keep your umbrellas handy because it will start to pick up and we will see light rain in the north bay. if they cross the golden gate and we may see a heavy drizzle in parts of san francisco. future cast 4 shows that by 3:00 p.m. would just have light rain. it will be a little wetter than what futurecast is predicting. it will pick up in intensity overnight. all of this yellow states that it will be moderate rain. you should certainly be prepared for this and showers will continue to put spread south as we head into its out tomorrow afternoon. >> drier weather is expected by thursday and will continue with a mild pater. the dry weather is ahead of us and i will have more in just a bit.
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>> it is still pretty quiet and we are not tracking any problems. it is back a bit of a buildup for the bay bridge westbound. there are no delays on the span. the san mateo bridge drive is still at 11 minutes. the golden gate bridge is looking good at 1 01 coming in from marin county. the northbound right is still pretty good. as we look at the traffic map interstate 80 is a 16 to 17 minutes. the 680 ride looks good through san ramon valley. the south bay freeway is problem free. the north bay ride out of the bottle is without the lead. >> the man who gave america a free talk go at taco bell
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by stealing a base in the world series. will state a san francisco giants. word that and joe pagan has signed a new four year $40 million contract. here is a sweet pick from his wife. angel celebrated with a $270 bottle withtaiginger. 5 million signing bonus and salaries of 7 million, 9 million common 9,000,010 million. . pagan and jeremy affeldt now under contract, marco scutaro is the last key free agent who has not been re-signed. >> the flu season is off to as early as start in nearly 10 years and health officials say it could be a bad one. if they say
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suspected flu cases and five southern states have jumped and the primary strain circulating to estimate people sicker than other types. according to the cdc more than a third of americans have been vaccinated, and a vaccine formulated for this year is well matched to the strands of the virus seen so far. >> 850,000 californians a 16 to 24 are either in school nor working. this according to a nationwide report who referred to these people as disconnected you. california tied with florida for the lowest employment rate among youths aged 16 to 19 at just 18 percent. >> a michigan nurseryman and
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his team of tree climbers and horticulturists have cloned the world's biggest redwood and giant sequoia us. it includes some that were cut down more than a century ago. starting today, they planned to start planting 250 of them altogether in california, on a ranch on the southern oregon coast. >> this holiday season, a non pair shuffled item will give you out of your late fees at the san mateo county or redwood city library branches. this program is called fool for fines. all the food collected will be donated to the second harvest food bank. everyone is encouraged to bring in a donation, not just those with the fees. >> nasa's long running voyager 1 spacecraft, has entered a new region at
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edge of the solar system, and is close to exciting it for ever. scientists have doubled the region the magnetic highway. and it is the last up before interstellar space, or the space between stars. the findings were presented yesterday at a meeting in san francisco. >> a new list of this morning of the top-10 smartest cities in north america and one bay area city made the list. the list is by kodok exist boston is first, san francisco is second, seattle, vancouver, and new york city. coming in six is washington d.c., toronto, chicago, los
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>> detroit mayor dave bing has settled the bad he lost again san francisco mayor get lead over the world series. the mayors have agreed upon a day of service performed in the winner's city as well as a tour of some businesses there. yesterday's lee brought bing to offices of twitter as well as screen star, a design studio for digital clean text are as. they ended their day at at&t park, where the mayors met with members of the junior giants youth thejuniorbing returns to detroit today. >> we should get up to
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about 62 to grant degrees but do not forget that we do have rain in the forecast for today. it will mellow out in time for the weekend. we will get a full week c >> with them and last hour the latest with the muni service. it has been restored. all of the muni is back on time. will have the latest details coming up. san francisco, will make a final vote on the band of nudity. we will have more. the latest on your morning commute and will get you out the door.
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